Sid Bhoopathy, Ph.D.
Dr. Sid Bhoopathy is the President and COO of Absorption Systems. In this capacity, he directs the convergence of the commercial, technical, and scientific aspects of the company to execute its strategic and tactical growth plans. He possesses a thorough understanding of the processes that support lead optimization, candidate selection, and preclinical drug development. His in-depth appreciation of the nuances of Biopharmaceutics Classification Systems (BCS) as it relates to biowaivers, drug formulation and drug development in general, have made him a highly sought-after speaker and a strong advocate for continued development of novel tools that can predict human outcomes. Dr. Bhoopathy is currently applying this experience to accelerate the equivalence assurance for complex drug products. In addition, he has led the commercialization of Absorption Systems’ portfolio of cell-based transporter assay systems.
Dr. Bhoopathy has held leadership positions at AAPS and is one of the founding Board Members of SAAMnow (Scientists Advancing Affordable Medicines), a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide a dedicated platform for scientists to share cutting-edge research that facilitates the development of high-quality, affordable medicines. He has been honored as an Emerging Leader by Pennsylvania Bio, recognized as a 40 under Forty, Most Talented Young Leader by the Philadelphia Business Journal for his leadership, vision and commitment to the life sciences industry; and more recently, Dr. Bhoopathy was selected as a winner of the Executive Management Award for his creative management vision and innovative strategies.
Prior to joining Absorption Systems, Dr. Bhoopathy received his Bachelors in Pharmacy from Kakatiya University and a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University.